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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMTR 020343
CWFMTR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ500-021015-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
THE MONTEREY BAY...GREATER FARALLONES...AND CORDELL BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

A THERMAL TROUGH ALONG THE COAST WILL ALLOW SOUTHERLY FLOW TO
DEVELOP OVER THE WATERS. WINDS WILL SWITCH TO NORTHWEST ON
TUESDAY. A MODERATE SWELL WILL MIX WITH A SMALLER LONG PERIOD
SOUTHERLY SWELL THIS WEEK.



PZZ570-021015-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...BECOMING 7 TO 8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT
AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ571-021015-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

MON
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT
AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ575-021015-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

MON
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ576-021015-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

MON
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ540-021015-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
W 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ545-021015-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL W
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST
..

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 10
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 2.4 KNOTS AT 01:37 AM MONDAY AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 01:37
PM MONDAY.



PZZ560-021015-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

MON
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

THU
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ565-021015-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ530-021015-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

WED
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS.

THU
W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 



PZZ531-021015-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 KT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

THU
W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



PZZ535-021015-
MONTEREY BAY-
843 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

MON
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

THU
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



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